Lithium, rare earth production could provide jobs for coal miners, US energy secretary says
Published: Wednesday, 10 March 2021
The United States’ transition to new energy will require increased domestic mineral production, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said on Tuesday March 9.
"Many parts of the country are sitting on
top of the materials that we need to produce battery
technologies," Granholm said during a webinar hosted by
renewable advocacy group Securing America’s Future
Granholm said that there would be "huge demand" for
sustainable mineral supply chains in the US, both...